Posted on: 10.06.2022

Head Office – Assistant Accountant

Job Purpose:

The Assistant Accountant’s role is to support the finance department and management team bycompleting routine clerical and accounting tasks, maintaining ledgers and reports and completing accounting duties for the company. The role reports to the Finance Manager, and works closely with the Ledger Clerk and Finance Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices and statements
  • Assisting with accounts payable and receivable duties
  • Liaising with Local Authorities with invoice/resident queries
  • Liaising with resident families over invoice payments/queries
  • Arranging Direct Debit Collections
  • Managing day to day transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • To initiate cheque/BACS runs and raise manual payments, as necessary
  • Assisting with month end reporting
  • Handling accruals and prepayments
  • Posting and monitoring petty cash
  • Processing personal and company expenses
  • Reporting on debtors and creditors
  • Carrying out basic payroll admin tasks
  • Working with the Finance Manager and Ledger Clerk to carry out ad hoc tasks.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Good Communicator – Builds relationships at all levels, whether face to face, over the phone or
  • via electronic communication. Team player.
  • Planning & Organisation – Adapts to changes and uses resources effectively. Ability to perform
  • to tight deadlines. Arranges work schedules and prioritises work to meet deadlines. Seeks
  • clarification and approval where appropriate.
  • Contributing to Team Success – Energetic team player but also works well on own initiative.
  • Initiating Action – Monitors and manages own time to ensure daily objectives are met. Accepts
  • additional challenges and responsibilities willingly and assists others. Possesses a positive, cando attitude always.
  • Flexibility – Use of initiative to ensure tasks are completed. Supportive of line manager and wider
  • team goals and objectives. Undertakes ad hoc tasks/projects as and when required.
  • Accuracy – Demonstrates a high degree of attention to detail. Logical and methodical approach.


  • AAT is advantageous but not essential.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Passionate and driven to succeed.
  • Committed to making a difference and adding value.
  • IT Literate and numerically astute
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sensitivity in relation to contact with family members


  • 22 days Holiday + 8 Bank Holiday
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Employee Referral Scheme

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Join The Team And Receive £1000!

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